Alabama Heritage


TUSCUMBIA – Many black musicians, businessmen, and businesswomen in the entertainment industry have made an impact on the state of Alabama. The Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be running a social media campaign honoring some of those influential African Americans as part of Black History Month.

“This is an opportunity to educate people locally and across the country about some of the up and coming black artists, the unsung heroes, and the most noteworthy contributors to the music world in Alabama,” according to a release from Mackenzie Akin, Marketing Manager at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

“We will be posting information each day of February about a specific African American in the industry along with a visual and short biography focused on the accomplishments of these artists on our social media platforms. We look forward to sharing what we feel is a huge part of the music history our state has to offer.”

Akin is teaming up on the promotion with G-Mane, a rapper and Florence native who has had a major impact on Alabama.

G-Mane has had a hand in projects at the Hall of Fame that are centered around African American musicians from Alabama. He helped bring the culture of hip-hop to the museum in 2018 by assisting with specialized exhibits and displays showing their talent and the musical history these artists have made.

This campaign can be followed on the AMHoF Facebook page under the Alabama Music Hall of Fame and on Instagram @alamhof.